Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against Article 23 in 2003. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against Article 23 in 2003. Photo: AFP
SCMP Editorial
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Success of Article 23 security law rests on full public consultation

  • Hong Kong authorities have a constitutional duty to pass the legislation and there is sufficient time to engage citizens in order to address their concerns

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against Article 23 in 2003. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against Article 23 in 2003. Photo: AFP
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